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Traction

Trac´tion
n.1.The act of drawing, or the state of being drawn; as, the traction of a muscle.
2.Specifically, the act of drawing a body along a plane by motive power, as the drawing of a carriage by men or horses, the towing of a boat by a tug.
3.Attraction; a drawing toward.
4.The adhesive friction of a wheel on a rail, a rope on a pulley, or the like; as, the car is stuck in the snow because it can;t get any traction.
Angle of traction
(Mech.) the angle made with a given plane by the line of direction in which a tractive force acts.
Traction engine
a locomotive for drawing vehicles on highways or in the fields.
Noun1.traction - the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
2.traction - (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing; "his leg was in traction for several days"
adduction, adhesion, advantage, affinity, allurement, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, capillarity, capillary attraction, centripetal force, draft, drag, draw, drawing, drayage, extraction, foothold, footing, friction, gravitation, gravity, grip, haulage, hauling, heaving, hold, magnetism, mutual attraction, pull, pulling, pulling power, purchase, sympathy, toehold, towage, towing, tractive power, tug, tug-of-war, tugging
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Tractility
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